Congratulations to Nikita Budkov, whose work was recently recognized in the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon. Learn more about the art competition here!
New Program for Artists: Atelier Dojo offers students extensive courses in practicing figurative art from direct observation and mastering formal techniques, enabling students to better deliver the unique vision of their own work.
Eric Rhoads shares a deeply emotional experience about painting and his mission.
In this guest blog post, Katie Swatland shares a painting demonstration that illustrates how to use brushwork to capture the energetic signature of your subject, as well as brushwork exercises to unlock more possibilities for your art.
Save your spot for four days of hands-on learning with three stages and 20+ instructors. Here’s a sneak peek at the all-star faculty lineup.
Enjoy a visual recap of the Figurative Art Convention & Expo, including portrait painting demonstrations and figurative art presentations, featuring Dan Thompson, Teresa Oaxaca, Casey Baugh, Daniel Greene and Wende Caporale, and so many more of your favorite artists working today.
Jesse Lane broke from his tradition of realist colored pencil portraits to create “Abyss.” Here, he takes us into his drawing process.
“One of the frustrations with being an artist is hitting the proverbial ‘plateau,’ and if not handled correctly, such plateaus can make or break your artistic confidence,” says realist painter Tony Pro. Here are some of his tips to help you get past these bumps in the road to good painting.
There are many ways to sell your art; see why (and how) you should look into getting represented by a gallery. There are a lot of important pieces to this; the first and most important thing is ...
Sculptor John Fisher shares an essay on the importance of interdisciplinary study in figurative art.